Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Unauthorized Access Notification On Your Account

From: Halifax Bank Plc <>

This email with the subject "Unauthorized Access Notification On Your Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 21 Apr 2008 10:39:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Halifax Bank Plc <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Halifax Bank Customer,

Recent email scams have attempted to consume customers into disclosing their Online Banking security log-in details by re-directing them to a fake site.

We publish details about such scams on our security pages. However, we would like to get security warnings across to all our customers as possible.

That's why we're asking you to take a few minutes to check and update your account details. This will allow us to update you occasional security and Online Banking service information.

Due to the recent security update, you are requested to follow the link below.

Update Your Account Details

We have asked few additional information which is going to be the part of secure login process. These additional information will be asked during your future login security so, please provide all these info completely and correctly otherwise due to security reasons we may have to close your account temporarily.

Security Advisor
Halifax Bank PLC.

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.
For assistance, log in to your Halifax Online Bank account and choose the "Help" link on any page.

Halifax Email ID # 1009